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Conch may be wiped out in 10-15 years
January 11, 2019
Conch may be wiped out in 10-15 years

THE Bahamas National Trust is gearing up for a major conservation push in the wake of research findings that warn the local conch supply could be wiped out in ten to 15 years...

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January 14, 2019
Conch crisis needs action

AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard has vowed to "aggressively engage" with stakeholders regarding conch conservation, including starting dialogue on a possible conch season, in the wake of recent reports that the country's conch supply could be wiped out in ten to 15 years.

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July 05, 2018
Four confirmed with conch poisoning

Health authorities yesterday confirmed four cases of conch poisoning stemming from Potter's Cay in the last 72 hours, but said the outbreak of vibrio parahaemolyticus can be easily prevented by vendors washing their conch supplies in fresh water. Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a bacterium found in [...]
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March 18, 2013
BNT Gets Support for Conchservation Programme

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) hosted the first ever Bahamas National Natural History Conference last week. The four-day event ended on Friday with research presentations on the queen conch and a round table discussion on conservation of our local conch supply.

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March 19, 2013
Bahamas National Trust gets Support for 'conchservation' Program

Nassau, Bahamas -- The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) hosted the first ever Bahamas National Natural History Conference last week. The four-day event ended on Friday with research presentations on the queen conch and a round table discussion on conservation of our local conch supply.

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June 09, 2020
A Personal Plea to Help Save the Oceans of The Bahamas Before it is Too Late

I write this as a Bahamian with the deep conviction that “once you know something is wrong, you have an obligation to try to at least do something about it, even if that something is small.” What I know is wrong is how we all in some way abuse and how we allow others to openly abuse our greatest natural resource, our oceans...

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Save The Bays Hits Milestone, 6,000 Sign Petition Calling for Freedom of Information, Environment Protection Act
August 28, 2014
Save The Bays Hits Milestone, 6,000+ Sign Petition Calling for Freedom of Information, Environment Protection Act

Save The Bays, the fast-growing environmental advocacy group, today reported that it had hit a major milestone with 6,000 verified signatures on a petition calling for strong environmental...

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November 06, 2014
No conch ban Queen conch 'not currently in danger of extinction'

The United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has decided not to place the queen conch on the endangered species list, erasing fears of a U.S. import ban on one of the Caribbean's most valuable marine resources.
Concern over the potential of a conch ban was evident in the region, given the importance of conch exports to the Caribbean. Conch meat exports from 12 Caribbea...

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Communication by the Prime Minister on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew
October 20, 2016
Communication by the Prime Minister on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew

I rise to report to The House on the impact of ‟Hurricane Matthew‟, the 13th named storm of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Fortunately, the majority of our Family Islands sustained no major damage. This was a relief, particularly for those islands which were impacted last year by Hurricane Joaquin...

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February 20, 2015
West End: feast or famine

Dear Editor,
West End is known as the capital of Grand Bahama, yet it is under siege by known assailants who look like any normal person you might find walking the streets.

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